By Eric Estelle, Manager, Financial Planning & Marketing
Everyone can benefit from having a financial plan in place, but for business owners it is especially important. Owning a business requires a huge time commitment and laser focus to be successful. Being primarily focused on building and managing a business can cause long-term planning to get put on the back burner. Since profits are often funneled back into the business to foster growth,
By Jeffrey R. Wolfe, Senior Vice President, Manager of Wealth Planning Strategies
Times have changed. Masks, social distancing, quarantine – it’s a new world. One thing that remains, though, is making sure you plan for yourself in case of an emergency. Perhaps one of the most overlooked planning needs, but one that is incredibly important, is incapacity planning.
Many people either fail to address incapacity or just think it “won’t happen to me.” While that logic has always been flawed,
By Theresa Fry, Senior Vice President and Manager, IRA’s and Retirement Planning
Having the details of your personal and financial life made public would be horrifying for most people. Yet, I see it all the time with IRAs, 401(k)s and other retirement account assets. Two common situations that can cause your private financial matters to be made public are not naming a beneficiary and forgetting to update your beneficiary designations after divorce.
By Debbie Placke, Vice President and Manager, Financial Planning Strategies and Marketing
Most of us have been cooped up inside the walls of our home more than we would have liked since March. With cooler weather, there are boundless opportunities to enjoy some time outside of those walls. With Halloween around the corner, October is known for scary events and movies. Whether it is a haunted hayride, or an evening visit to a family fun farm,